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Gregory S. Hunter

Gregory S. Hunter

Director, Doctor of Philosophy in Information Studies Director, Certificate Program in Archives and Records ManagementProfessor of Library and Information Science

B.A., St. John's UniversityM.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., New York University

Description

Dr. Gregory S. Hunter is both a Certified Records Manager and a Certified Archivist. In August 2004, he was elected a fellow of the Society of American Archivists, and two of his books have received awards from SAA. Since January 1990, Dr. Hunter has been a professor in the Palmer School of Library and Information Science. He previously served as manager of corporate records for ITT Corporation and director of archival programs for the United Negro College Fund.

From 2004-2009, Dr. Hunter served as the principal archivist and records manager on a team headed by Lockheed Martin to build an electronic records archives (ERA) for the National Archives and Records Administration. The team was awarded a $308 million contract in September 2005. Dr. Hunter is co-inventor on four patents in the area of digital preservation submitted by the project team in the United States and the European Union.

Beginning in January 2012, Dr. Hunter is Editor of The American Archivist, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society of American Archivists.

Specialties

Archives and Records Management, Digital Preservation

Publications

  • Author, "Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, Third Edition" (forthcoming)
  • Author, “Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, Second Edition” (2003) —winner of the Society of American Archivists’ 2004 Waldo Gifford Leland Award
  • Author, “Preserving Digital Information” (2000) — winner of the Society of American Archivists’ 2001 Preservation Publication Award
  • Author, “Hector R. Skifter: Radio Pioneer, Industrial Leader, and Defense Advisor, 1901-1964” (1997)
  • Author, “Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives” (1997)
  • Co-author, “Historians and Archivists: Educating the Next Generation” (1993) Author, “The Manhattan Company: Managing a Multi-unit Corporation in New York City, 1799-1842” (1989)
  • Co-author, hard cover guide and index to The United Negro College Fund Archives on Microfiche (1983)
  • Author, "Business Archives," published in “Archival Information: How to Find It, How to Use It” (2004)
  • Author, “A Win-Win Situation: Knowledge Management and the Institutional Archives,” published in “Knowledge Management Lessons Learned: What Works and What Doesn’t” (2004)
  • Author, “Appraisal and Retention of Digital Records,” published in History News (2002)
  • Author, “The Digital Future: A Look Ahead,” published in the Information Management Journal (2002)
  • Co-author, “Toward Better Documenting and Interpreting of the Past: What History Graduate Programs in the Twenty-First Century Should Teach About Archival Practices,” published in American Archivist (1993)
  • Co-author, "Is the Past Still Prologue?: History and Archival Education," published in American Archivist (1993)
  • Co-author, "Historians and Archivists: A Rationale for Cooperation,” published in the Journal of American History (1993)
  • Author, "Reprography," published in the World Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services, Third Edition (1993)
  • Author, “Review: ‘Sources for U.S. History: Nineteenth-Century Communities’ by W.B. Stephens,” published in American Archivist (1992)
  • Author, “Chase: Blame It On Aaron Burr?” published in New York Newsday (1990)
  • Author, “The Water Company That Turned to Money,” published in Harvard Business Review (1990)
  • Author, “Chase/Manhattan Companies,” published in the Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Banking and Finance to 1913 (1990)
  • Author, “Improvement Banks,” published in the Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Banking and Finance to 1913 (1990)
  • Author, “Stephen Girard,” published in the Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Banking and Finance to 1913 (1990)
  • Author, “August Belmont,” published in the Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Banking and Finance to 1913 (1990)
  • Author, “Walter Wriston,” published in the Encyclopedia of American Business History and Biography: Banking and Finance, 1913-1989 (1990)
  • Author, “The Manhattan Company: Managing a Multi-unit Corporation in New York City, 1799-1842,” published in “New York and the Rise of American Capitalism: Economic Development and the Social and Political History of an American State, 1780-1870” (1989)
  • Author, "Microcomputing and Micrographics Control," published in Inform (1987)
  • Author, “Records Management Manual” (1987)
  • Author, "Filling the GAP: Planning at the Local and Individual Levels," published in American Archivist (1987)
  • "Archival Management: The 1980s and Beyond." The Records and Retrieval Report, 2:8 (October 1986), 9-12. Author, "Thinking Small to Think Big: Archives, Micrographics and the Life Cycle of Records," published in American Archivist (1986)
  • Author, "The Development of Bankers: Career Patterns and Corporate Form at the Manhattan Company, 1799-1842," published in Business and Economic History (1985)
  • Editor, MARAC Technical Leaflet Series. Issues published: "Appraisal of Social Welfare Case Files," "Computing the Total Cost of Archival Processing," "Planning for Archival Programs: An Introduction" and "Processing Congressional Collections" Editor, Workbook for the UNCF Archival Training Institute (1982)
  • Contributor, “A Selected Bibliography on Business Archives and Records Management” (1981)
  • Co-author, "Archives and the College Work-study Program," published in Georgia Archive (1981)
  • Contributor, “Starting an Archives,” published in “Problems in Archives Kit, Number 3” (1980)

Honors/Awards

  • Recipient, David Newton Award for Excellence in Teaching, Long Island University (2005)
  • Fellow, Society of American Archivists (2004)
  • Recipient, Waldo Gifford Leland Award, Society of American Archivists (2004)
  • Nominee, Emmett Leahy Award (2003, 2004)
  • Winner, Preservation Publication Award, Society of American Archivists (2001)
  • Inductee, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, nominated by Kentucky Secretary of State John Y. Brown III (2001)
  • Founding President, Academy of Certified Archivists (1989)
  • Mellon Foundation Fellow, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan (Summer 1991, Summer 1992)

Affiliations

  • Certified Records Manager (1988-present)
  • Certified Archivist (1989-present)
  • Member, Society of American Archivists
  • Member, Academy of Certified Archivists
  • Member, Institute of Certified Records Managers
  • Member, ARMA International
  • Former Officer, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
  • Member, Archivists Roundtable of Metropolitan New York

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